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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Petteri Wallden

69 Independent Chairman of the Board

Hille Korhonen

56 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer

Tapio Kuula

60 2017 Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board

Anne Leskela

55 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President Finance & Investor Relations, Member of the Management Team

Andrei Pantioukhov

45 2017 Executive Vice President, General Manager of Russian Operations, Member of the Management Team

Pontus Stenberg

51 2015 Vice President, Sales; Member of the Management Team

Antti-Jussi Tahtinen

52 2009 Vice President, Marketing and Communications; Member of the Management Team

Tarja Kaipio

55 2016 Vice President, Human Resources; Member of the Management Team

Esa Eronen

60 2015 Vice President, Supply Operations; Member of the Management Team

Teppo Huovila

54 2016 Vice President, Quality, Sustainability and ICT; Member of the Management Team

Manu Salmi

42 2015 Vice President, Nokian Heavy Tyres; Member of the Management Team

Alexej von Bagh

49 2016 Vice President, Process Development; Member of the Management Team

Juha Pirhonen

54 2016 Vice President, Research and Development; Member of the Management Team

Timo Tervolin

40 2016 Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development; Member of the Management Team

Anna Hyvonen

49 2016 Managing Director, Vianor; Partner Distribution; Member of the Management Team

Heikki Allonen

63 2016 Independent Director

Raimo Lind

64 2014 Independent Director

Veronica Lindholm

47 2016 Independent Director

Inka Mero

41 2014 Independent Director

George Rietbergen

53 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Petteri Wallden

Mr. Petteri Tapio Wallden serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nokian Tyres. He also chairs the Company's Nomination Committee and is Member of the Personnel and Remuneration Committee. He joined the Company’s Board in 2005. Mr. Wallden is a former President and Chief Executive Officer of such companies as Alteams Oy (2007-2010), Onninen Oy (2001-2005), Ensto Oy (1996-2001), Nokia Kaapeli Oy (1990-1996) and Sako Oy (1987-1990). He holds a number of board assignments including Chairman of the Board of Savonlinna Opera Festival, Vice Chairman of the Board of Tikkurila Oyj and Member of the Boards of Efla Oy, Kuusakoski Group Oy and Staffpoing Holding Oy. Mr. Wallden holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering.

Hille Korhonen

Ms. Hille Korhonen has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Nokian Tyres plc, effective as of June 1, 2017. She no longer serves as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of the Company, effective as of June 1, 2017. She has held this position since 2006. She also served as Member of the Company’s Personnel and Remuneration Committee. Ms. Korhonen was Vice President, Operations at Fiskars Corporation from 2008 until December 31, 2012. She has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Alko Inc. since January 1, 2013. Prior to that, she worked for Iittala Group as Group Director, Operations (2003-2007), and held management duties within Logistics at Nokia Corporation (1996-2003). She was also Manager, Logistics and Marketing Development at Outokumpu Copper Plc (1993-1996). She is Member of the Board of Finnish Commerce Federation and Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company. She holds a Licentiate of Science degree in Technology.

Tapio Kuula

Mr. Tapio Teuvo Kuula has served as Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board at Nokian Tyres plc since April 10, 2017. He has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Nokian Tyres plc since April 8, 2015. He is Chairman of the Company’s Personnel and Remuneration Committee. He holds a Master of Science degree in Economics and a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, as well as Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. He also holds Honorary Doctor in Technology from Lappeenranta University of Technology. He previously was President and Chief Executive Officer of Fortum Corporation (2009-2015), President of Fortum Power and Heat Oy (2000-2009), Senior Vice President at Fortum Corporation (2005-2009) and President of the Power and Heat Sector at Fortum Oyj (2000-2005), among others. He serves as Co-Chairman of the Board of Northern Dimension Business Council and Member of the Board of Fortum Corporation.

Anne Leskela

Ms. Anne Leskela has been Chief Financial Officer, Vice President Finance & Investor Relations at Nokian Tyres plc since 2006, and Member of the Management Team of the Company since March 2006. She joined the Company in 1997 and has prior to her current assignment held such roles as Treasurer (2005-2006) and Manager, Treasury (1997-2005). Earlier in her career, she was Financial Analyst, Group at Oy Kyro Ab (1995-1997), Manager of Domestic Money Market at Suomen Saastopankki – SSP Oy, rahoituspankki (1992-1994) and Dealer at SSP Tampereen Alue (1989-1992). Ms. Leskela holds a Master of Economic Sciences degree.

Andrei Pantioukhov

Mr. Andrei Pantioukhov has been appointed Executive Vice President, General Manager of Russian Operations and Member of the Management Team of Nokian Tyres plc, effective as of June 1, 2017. He no longer serves as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Management Team, General Manager of Russian Operations at the Company, effective as of June 1, 2017. He has held this position since January 1, 2017. He previously served as Executive Vice President, General Manager of Russian Operations and Member of the Management Team at the Company from April 1, 2016. He has previously been Vice President, Russian operations and Member of the Management Team of Nokian Tyres plc since April 2009, and General Manager of Nokian Tyres Russia within the Company since 2004. Prior to joining the Company in 2004, he was Consultant at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) (2001-2004) and Marketing and Sales Manager at KTT, a subsidiary of Noviter Oy (1994-2000). Mr. Pantioukhov holds a Master of Business Administration degree.

Pontus Stenberg

Mr. Pontus Stenberg has been Vice President, Sales and Member of the Management Team at Nokian Tyres plc since October 20, 2015. He was Director of Nokian Heavy Tyres and Member of the Management Team in the Company from October 1, 2013 until October 20, 2015. He joined the Company’s Management as Vice President, Truck Tyres in January 2012. He started at Nokian Tyres as Managing Director of Vianor Oy (2010-2011). Prior to that, he spent several years with Volvo and held such roles as Director General at Volvo Polska Sp. Z o.o. (2007-2010); Managing Director at Volvo Finland AB (2004-2007) and Sales and Marketing Director at Volvo Trucks and Buses Finland Ltd (1998-2004). Earlier in his career, he served as Sales Manager at Robert Bosch Oy (1994-1998) and Product Manager at Torrex Oy (1992-1994). He holds a Master of Science degree in Economics.

Antti-Jussi Tahtinen

Mr. Antti-Jussi Tahtinen has been Vice President, Marketing and Communications and Member of the Management Team at Nokian Tyres plc since April 2009. He joined the Company in 2005 as Marketing Manager (2005-2009). Prior to that, he was Marketing Manager at Elisa Oyj (1999-2005) and Uimonen Trading Oy (1996-1999). Mr. Tahtinen holds a Master of Arts degree.

Tarja Kaipio

Ms. Tarja Kaipio has been appointed Vice President, Human Resources and Member of the Management Team at Nokian Tyres plc effective as of August 8, 2016. She joined Nokian Tyres from Metso Corporation where she was heading Human Resources in EMEA region, global employment and change projects. Previously she has had management positions in Posti Group and Nokia plc. She holds Master of Psychology degree.

Esa Eronen

Mr. Esa Eronen has been Vice President, Supply Operations and Member of the Management Team at Nokian Tyres plc since October 20, 2015. He was Vice President, Production Service and Member of the Management Team in the Company from September 2001 until October 20, 2015. He joined the Company in 1988. Prior to his current position, he held such roles as Development Manager (1997-2001) and Plant Manager (1995-1997) at Heavy Tyres/Nokian Tyres plc and Plant Manager at Lieksa factory/Nokia Tyres Ltd (1988-1994). Earlier in his career, he was Production Manager at Makrotalo OY (1984-1988) and Production Engineer at Termo Plan OY (1982-1984). He is Technology Engineer.

Teppo Huovila

Mr. Teppo Huovila has been appointed Vice President, Quality, Sustainability and ICT and Member of the Management Team at Nokian Tyres plc effective as of April 1, 2016. He has previously been Vice President, Quality and Process Development and Member of the Management Team of Nokian Tyres plc. He has been Member of the Company’s Management team since January 2009. He joined the Company in 1989 and has since held such roles as Vice President, Research & Development (R&D) (2009-2011), R&D Manager (2000-2008), Quality and Development Manager (1996-2000) and Technical Customer Service Manager (1995-1996) at Nokian Tyres plc, as well as Quality Manager (1991-1994) and Quality Engineer (1989-1990) at Nokia Tyres Ltd. Before that, he was Development Engineer at PostiTele (1988-1989). Mr. Huovila holds Master of Science and Master of Business Administration degrees.

Manu Salmi

Mr. Manu Salmi has served as Vice President, Nokian Heavy Tyres of Nokian Tyres plc since October 20, 2015 and as Member of the Management Team of the Company since January 2009. He was Vice President, Procurement at the Company from 2007 until October 20, 2015. He joined the Company in 2001 and has over the years held such roles as Purchasing Manager (2006-2007), Sales and Logistics Manager (2004-2006), Customer Service Manager, Export (2002-2003) and Purchasing Officer (2001-2003). Mr. Salmi holds a Master of Military Sciences degree and a Master of Science degree in Economics.

Alexej von Bagh

Mr. Alexej von Bagh has been appointed Vice President, Process Development and Member of the Management Team at Nokian Tyres plc effective as of April 1, 2016. He has previously been Vice President and Member of the Management Team of Nokian Tyres plc. He has also served as Chief Executive Officer of Vianor within the Company since 2010. He joined the Company in 1995 and held such roles as Chief Operating Officer of Vianor Holding Ltd (2006-2010), Vice President of Truck Tyres and Retreading Materials at Nokian Tyres plc (2004-2006), Managing Director of Vianor AS (2002-2004), Executive Vice President of Vianor Oy (2001-2002), Technical Director of Isko Oyj / Vianor Oy (1997-2001) and Quality Manager of Isko Oyj (1995-1997). Prior to that, he was Project Manager at Kymmene Logistics Oy (1992-1995) and Kymmene Oyj (1991-1992). Mr. von Bagh holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering.

Juha Pirhonen

Mr. Juha Pirhonen has been Vice President, Research and Development and Member of the Management Team at Nokian Tyres plc since April 1, 2016. He joined the Company in 1991. He holds Master of Science degree.

Timo Tervolin

Mr. Timo Tervolin has been appointed Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development and Member of the Management Team at Nokian Tyres plc, effective as of June 6, 2016. Tervolin has been working for Ingram Micro, the leading global technology distributor based in Irvine, California, leading Ingram Micro’s mergers and acquisitions team. He has substantial international experience in strategy and business leadership and development having worked in Europe and the United States with Nokia Corporation. Prior to his position at Nokia, Tervolin worked as management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group. He holds Master of Science degree in Economics and Master of Science degree in Engineering.

Anna Hyvonen

Ms. Anna Hyvonen has been appointed Managing Director, Vianor and Partner Distribution and Member of the Management Team at Nokian Tyres plc effective as of April 1, 2016. She has previously been responsible for the North Central Europe market area in Ramirent plc and the Maintenance business in KONE plc. She holds Licentiate of Science degree in Technology.

Heikki Allonen

Mr. Heikki Allonen has been Independent Director at Nokian Tyres plc since April 12, 2016. He holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering. He previously worked at Patria Oyj as President and CEO (2008-2016); Fiskars Oyj as President and CEO (2004-2008); SRV Oyj as President and CEO (2001-2004); Wartsila Oy (Metra Oy Ab) as Member of the Board (1992-2001); Metra Oy Ab as VP of Development (1991-1992); Oy Lohja Ab as VP/Assistant VP of Corporate Planning (1986-1991). He serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of VR Group Oy, Member of the Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Detection Technology Oyj, Member of the Board of Nammo AS and Member of the Supervisory Board of Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company.

Raimo Lind

Mr. Raimo Lind has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Nokian Tyres plc since April 8, 2014. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee. He holds a Master of Science degree in Economics. He has experience from Wartsila as Senior Executive Vice President and deputy to the Chief Executive Officer (2005-2013), and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) (1998-2004); Tamrock as Coal division president, Service division president, CFO (1992-1997); Scantrailer, Managing Director (1990-1991) and Wartsila, Service division, Vice president, Wartsila Singapore Ltd, MD, Diesel division, VP Group Controller (1976-1989). He has been Chairman of the Board of Elisa Oyj, Nest Capital and Evac Group Oy and Member of the Board of HiQ AB.

Veronica Lindholm

Mrs. Veronica Lindholm has been Independent Director at Nokian Tyres plc since April 12, 2016. She holds a Master of Science degree in Economics. She has been CEO of Finnkino Oy since 2015. She previously worked at Mondelez Finland as Managing Director (2013-2015); Walt Disney Company Nordic as VP, Chief Marketing Officer (2009-2013); Walt Disney Studios as Head of Digital Distribution EMEA (2008-2009); Walt Disney International Nordic as Marketing Director (2000-2008). She serves as Chairman of the Board of Forum Cinemas SIA, Forum Cinemas UAB as well as Member of the Board of Service Sector Employers PALTA and the Finnish Chamber of Films and Member of the Supervisory Board of Forum Cinemas AS.

Inka Mero

Ms. Inka Mero has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Nokian Tyres plc since April 8, 2014. She is Member of the Audit Committee. She holds Master of Science degree in Economics. She has been Co-Founder and Chairman at Pivot5 Oy since 2016 as well as Co-Foudner and Chairman of KoppiCatch Ltd since 2008. She has experience as of CEO Playforia Oy (2006-2008); Director, Nokia Plc (2005-2006); VP Sales and Marketing at Digia Plc (2001-2005) and Investment Manager, Sonera Corporation (1996-2001). She has been Chairman of the Board at IndoorAtlas Oy, Pivot5 Oy and KoppiCatch Oy as well as Member of the Boards of Fiskars Oyj, KMX Holding Oy, YIT Oyj and StartupSauna Foundation.

George Rietbergen

Mr. George Rietbergen has been Independent Director at Nokian Tyres plc since April 10, 2017. He holds Master in Business Administration degree. He serves as Partner of 5Square Committed Capital. He was previously Advisor to the board of Nokian Tyres (2016); COO of Arriva Netherlands (2015-2016); Group Managing Director, DACH Goodyear Dunlop Tyres (2013-2015); Vice President Commercial EMEA Goodyear Dunlop Tyres (2012-2013); Group Managing Director UK & Ireland Goodyear Dunlop Tyres (2009-2012); Gen. Manager BeNeLux Goodyear Dunlop Tyres (2004-2009) and Director Retail EMEA Goodyear Dunlop Tyres (2001-2004). He is Non-executive Board Member of Stadium Connected B.V.